State news roundup for January 17, 2015

This week we talk about MD’s new school funding radio campaign, changes to ELL laws in CT, how you can get involved in advocacy around WA’s new budget and WV’s competitive pay rally on Monday.

0 comments

State news roundup for September 7, 2013

This week we talk about a union lead school turnaround model in California, Illinois’ new radio ad, the Wisconsin President’s back to school message and feature video of NEA lobbyist Al Campos speaking to CEA-Retired on sequestration and GPO/WEP.

0 comments

State news roundup for September 1, 2012

This week we talk about the new Colorado EA president turning her sights towards education reform, a new radio ad featuring the Illinois Teacher of the Year on the importance of education, and we highlight the new issue of MTA Today and some great Labor Day curriculum resources from OEA.

0 comments

State news roundup for August 11, 2012

This week we talk about the launch of FEA’s texting alert system, the proposed constitutional amendment in IL that would require a 3/5 majority to increase benefits under public pension or retirement plans, a new radio series on education funding in CO and proposed legislation in New Jersey to address shortages of math and science teachers.

0 comments

Post-recall radio interviews with NEA President Dennis Van Roekel

NEA President Dennis Van Roekel was interviewed on both the Joe Madison Show and Stand Up! with Pete Dominick on Wednesday, June 6, where he discussed teacher quality, professionalism, collective bargaining, activism, and the recent Wisconsin recall votes. Joe Madison Show   Stand Up! with Pete Dominick

0 comments